Training

Plantar fasciitis – exercises to fix it

It's a common runner’s complaint that affects age-groupers and elites alike, but how do you fix it? Our resident physio explains all...
25 February 2015 at 14:20

Cassie Patten’s top 10 tips for a better triathlon swim

From breathing smoothly to sighting effectively, Britain’s Olympic open water medallist shares her swim advice for triathletes
24 February 2015 at 10:30

Six questions to ask before going ultra-long

Are you thinking of entering an ultra endurance race? Ask yourself these questions first…
19 February 2015 at 16:14

The three main causes of swimming neck pain

Swim Smooth’s Paul Newsome dissects the three classic stroke flaws that cause neck tension or pain for swimmers
18 February 2015 at 15:38

Chrissie Wellington on… Juggling balls as a triathlete

Britain’s four-time Kona queen on how to fit a busy life around meeting your triathlon goals
17 February 2015 at 13:42

Ironman 70.3 Staffs training plan

Get ready for summer with our 16-week training plan from Tri-1st.co.uk coach Russ Hall
13 February 2015 at 15:48

Four hill running sessions to boost your triathlon race speed

Work some tough incline work into your training programme and running on the flat will seem like child’s play
11 February 2015 at 15:06

Sub-1hr bike session: Tank emptier

An old-school turbo session that’s no-nonsense, effective and adaptable
10 February 2015 at 17:12

Improve your sprint distance swim

Sick of being last man Charlie out of the water? We’ve got the drills and tips you need
09 February 2015 at 14:51

Four winter turbo trainer sessions

Short focussed sets are key to keeping things interesting and unlocking race success
06 February 2015 at 14:59

Winter training tips for London Triathlon athletes

Are you heading to the ExCel Centre this August? Keep your training on track with these tips
05 February 2015 at 12:03

Sub-1hr run session: Hill circuit

This advanced-level workout packs a hefty punch and fits neatly into your lunch hour
04 February 2015 at 14:44

8 ways to beat open water nerves

From positive mantras to visualisation and jokes, long-distance swimmer Adam Walker shares his tips
02 February 2015 at 16:38

Good core control – key exercises

A strong core is key to becoming a more efficient triathlete – our resident physio has the drills you need to get stronger for this race season
30 January 2015 at 16:56

Mallorca – the perfect place for a tri camp?

Warm weather, spectacular coastal roads and superb beaches are just some of the highlights
30 January 2015 at 10:06

Six common swimming struggles for beginners

From knowing what to focus on to getting daunted by the pool environment, coach Joe Beer offers help
29 January 2015 at 09:21  (5)

How to build the ultimate triathlete

Which sporting background brings the best chance of triathlon success? We compare swim, bike, run and team sports to find out
28 January 2015 at 15:16  (1)

Treadmill sessions for sprint, Olympic and middle distance triathlons

Want some new treadmill workouts? We round up three drills, plus some essential tips

Treadmill tips for triathletes

How to get the most out of running machines

The triathlete's complete guide to heart rate zone training

We explain why using the rate of your pulse to fine-tune your training can help you reap big fitness rewards, and how to do it  (2)